CCP Names TianCity as E...

CCP Games in Iceland has named Chinese game publisher TianCity as the exclusive publishing outlet for the popular EVE Online MMO’s upcoming mainland China release.  The partnership was announced at a press conference in Shanghai today. The latest release of EVE Online is coming in...
Feb 22, 2012

SteelWar Online Enters ...

On Sunday the 19th, SteelWar Online, a new space-based MMO, entered open beta.  Developer PopPace is now accepting beta players into the game for testing. The game is a robot battle MMO taking place in open space.  It’s free to play and claim to be the first in its genre of...
Feb 21, 2012

Rift Sets New In-game W...

On Valentine’s Day, 21,879 couples took virtual marriage vows in Rift, matching nearly 44,000 players with their in-game soul mates.  Rift will now take its place in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most in-game marriages in a 24 hour period. “Establishing this record...
Feb 21, 2012

Requiem Merging Korean,...

WarpPortal has announced that the Korean and North American servers for Requiem will be merging on March 7th.  Players will benefit from several events launching once the merger is complete.  These include: Green rice cake & blue rice cake global drop event for all players. Raid...
Feb 20, 2012

BioWare’s Lead Wr...

Drew Karpyshyn, lead writer for BioWare (makers of Star Wars: The Old Republic and other MMOs), has resigned after working for the company for 12 years.  He says, in a blog post, that he’s retiring from the gaming industry to focus on writing novels and possibly screen...
Feb 20, 2012

Jagged Alliance Online ...

Jagged Alliance Online has entered open beta and interested players can sign up for testing and start playing the game.  New features to go with this open beta include: Defeated opponents now drop loot that can be collected by the mercenaries during the mission. When a player aims at an...
Feb 18, 2012

Little Space Heroes See...

Just before Christmas, I did an editorial regarding children’s MMOs and mentioned a newcomer to the field, Little Space Heroes.  The game debuted as an open beta offering in October last year and has been gunning forward since. Bubble Gum Interactive, which makes the game, has...
Feb 18, 2012

Guild Wars 2 World vs W...

Mike Ferguson, lead developer at Guild Wars 2, has released updated information for the new player versus player (PvP) environment World vs World.  Releasing soon, the update will be one of the most massive of player army versus player army games ever made. Each WvW system pits three...
Feb 17, 2012

Star Trek Online First ...

Star Trek Online has announced the details for the first Foundry Challenge in the game, a contest where players create a scenario and other players vote on their favorites.  Builders have three weeks, starting from yesterday, to build their mod and submit them.  After the deadline,...
Feb 16, 2012

DC Universe Online Batt...

Sony Online Entertainment has published details on the upcoming DC Universe Online downloadable content pack (DLC) called Battle for Earth.  The pack will feature the Earth Powers set and new open world content, duos, two raids, and an alert. Players will be able to participate in a new...
Feb 15, 2012

Star Wars: The Old Repu...

On March 1st, says BioWare, players in the Asia-Pacific region will have their own servers and SWTOR will launch for Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore-based players. Pricing for boxed and digital versions is also announced and players currently in those areas with valid,...
Feb 15, 2012

Loong Gets New Dragonbl...

Loong: the Power of the Dragon developers have launched the latest expansion for the game, dubbed Dragonblood, which includes the ability for players to transform into dragons. The ability is triggered by collecting artifacts from all over the game world after defeating other dragons....
Feb 14, 2012